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Acanthus

Edited by Gordon Campbell

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780195189483
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195324945
Acanthus

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Ornamental motif based on the leaves of the acanthus plant, an evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean area. In various

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Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design

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